Webinar: Launching event of a pilot project in Tunisia’s aquaculture industry

UNIDO to launch a Blue Economy project to improve resource efficiency and the environmental performance of Tunisia’s aquaculture sector

Published on Friday 16 September 2022· INDUSTRY AND SERVICE PROVIDERS

On 27 September, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will, under the framework of the EU-funded SwitchMed programme, organize an event in Monastir, Tunisia, to launch a pilot project in the aquaculture sector. The pilot project will, until 2023, demonstrate eco-innovative technologies and operational best practices that can help advance resource-efficient production standards and improve the environmental performance of Tunisia’s aquaculture sector.

The demonstration pilot project is part of the SwitchMed programme Blue Economy component, which seeks to advance sustainable consumption and production practices in vital marine economic sectors, selected in line with the EU Blue Growth strategy.

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Agenda for the SwitchMed Blue Economy – UNIDO Pilot project launch event – Sustainable Aquaculture Tunisia
Tunis time
10:00 – 10:40 Presentation: The SwitchMed initiative and UNIDO’s Blue Economy approach in Tunisia
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:20 TECHNICAL SESSION: Implementing SMART technologies to improve the sustainability of Tunisia’s aquaculture sector.
12:20 – 12:45 Open floor with Q&R
12:45 – 13:00 Conclusions from the day
13:00 Lunch